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VALFECT 80 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR VALFECT

Valsartan(80 mg)

food interaction for VALFECT

alcohol interaction for VALFECT

pregnancy interaction for VALFECT

lactation interaction for VALFECT

medicine interaction for VALFECT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Valfect 80 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Valfect 80 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Valfect 80 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR VALFECT

Valsartan(80 mg)

Uses

Valfect 80 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

How it works

Valfect 80 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Fatigue, Weakness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dizziness, Anemia, Vertigo, Renal impairment, Increased potassium level in blood

COMMON DOSAGE FOR VALFECT 80 MG TABLET

Patients taking VALFECT 80 MG TABLET

  • 40%
    Twice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR VALFECT

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Expert advice FOR VALFECT

  • Valsartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Valsartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Valsartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Valsartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR VALFECT

Valsartan

Q. Is valsartan an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, blood thinner, or ARB?
Valsartan is not an ace inhibitor, beta blocker, statin, or blood thinner drug. It is an angiotensin-II receptor blocker (ARB)

Q. Is valsartan the same as Diovan?
Yes, Diovan is the brand name for valsartan

Q. Is valsartan generic?
Yes, valsartan is a generic drug

Q. Can I take valsartan with Tylenol (acetaminophen), Viagra (sildenafil), Advil (ibuprofen) or amlodipine?
Valsartan should not be given with Advil. It is not reported to interact with Tylenol, Viagra, or amlodipine. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use

Q. Does valsartan cause weight gain, cough, dry mouth, insomnia, itching, hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), or lower heart rate?
Valsartan may cause cough, weight gain, erectile dysfunction, or lower heart rate. It generally not been shown to cause dry mouth, insomnia, itching, or hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

Q. Is valsartan safe?
Valsartan is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)